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accommodating

[uh-kom-uh-dey-ting] /əˈkɒm əˌdeɪ tɪŋ/
adjective
1.
easy to deal with; eager to help or please; obliging.
Origin
1610-1620
1610-20; accommodate + -ing2
Related forms
accommodatingly, adverb
nonaccommodating, adjective
nonaccommodatingly, adverb
nonaccommodatingness, noun
preaccommodatingly, adverb
superaccommodating, adjective
unaccommodating, adjective
unaccommodatingly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for un accommodating

accommodating

/əˈkɒməˌdeɪtɪŋ/
adjective
1.
willing to help; kind; obliging
Derived Forms
accommodatingly, adverb
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Word Origin and History for un accommodating

accommodating

adj.

"obliging," 1771, present participle adjective from accommodate.

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